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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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WELL PUT
A clever convict, who wanted more
than the regular prison fare once
made a complaint In rather Ingenious
terms. An Inspector entered the
man's cell and found it very hot and
stuffy.
"Why have you got your ventilator
closed?" he asked.
I The prisoner answered plaintively:
"weu, inspector, tne last time i
had the ventilator open wasp flew
, you see, and carried off my dinner
'hUe my back was turned."
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FEATHERWEIGHTS
"Do ye ken which are the lightest
men in Scotland, England, and Ire
land?" asked TougaL
"Na," says Tonal, "I'm nae think
ing I ken."
"Well," says Tougal, "there are the
men o' Cork In Ireland, the men. o'
Ayr in Scotland, but there are Jight-
33&rmen In London. Boots, Taon!"
TitBitsj
EASIER JOB
Mothea Bobble, I'm ashamed of
you. You are the eldest and ought
to be an example to Raymond and
Archie. '
Bobbie Well, I'll be an example
to- Ray; but I won't be an example
to both of 'em. Ray's got to be it
for Archie. Omaha Bee.
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BAFFLED
"Mother was Tather angry with you
last night."
"Why? I didn't kiss you."
"Just so. And she waited all tiu
evening at the keyhole for nothin
Kansas City Journal. mS
MELTING WORDS
Mrs. O'Brien (six flights up) Phatt
Tin cints for a bit ay ice lolke that!,
Iceman 'Twas a tin-cent pace
whin Oi stharted up wid it St. PauJ
Dispatch.
EXPLAINED IT
-First Boy You folks have a lot of
goats. How do you get them all?
Second Boy Well, 111 tell yotr
how it is my dad's a "Bill" collector!

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